Simon the Ogre

Who is Simon the Ogre? Ground down by life and work? Need a holiday?  Then meet Simon the Ogre as depicted by Thomson in their brand new TV ad, which first aired on 27th December 2013. See how by going on…

Smaug Flying Dragon

Air New Zealand have turned two of their Boeing 777 aircraft into a flying dragon. Calling all Hobbit fans – Dare you enter the ‘Flying Dragon’? Checkout how an airline have turned their plane’s livery into the Dragon from the…

Tenerife beach

Thomas Cook have today launched their latest family-friendly hotel chain called SunConnect.  These hotels will be All Inclusive, so include all your food and drink, have larger family bedrooms, teenage online gaming areas and free WiFi.  The new concept will…

Balconing

Balconing is an activity stupid craze that kills.  It involves the drunken antics of jumping between balconies of rooms at a hotel or apartment, or jumping from a balcony into a swimming pool.  Balconing has become very popular over the…

Suneo Club Hotels with First Choice and Thomson Holidays

  First Choice and Thomson holidays have announced a new kind of holiday for summer 2014, Suneo Club hotels. So far they have 8 Suneo Club hotels which are listed below.  They are marketing these hotels as bright, fresh and…

money for delayed flights

Every wondered how to claim compensation for cancelled or delayed flights? Well now you can!  A recent ECJ (European Court of Justice) ruling could make airlines liable and will force them to pay compensation if your flight is delayed, cancelled or…

787 Dreamliner

You’ve seen it on the news and read about it in the press, now you can book Thomson Dreamliner flights on the new Boeing 787! Thomson Airways took delivery of their stunning new 787 Dreamliner in May 2013 and started…

Low Cost Airlines

I’ve asked a few holidaymakers “are budget airlines really low cost?”, and no surprise to me, it gets mixed reactions.  The split between yes and no was around 50%, so the best answer I can give is….sometimes. Confused?  Well don’t…

ATOL Financial Protection

After my post on What is ATOL Flight plus Protection, I’ve decided to do a follow up and try and give you advice and guidance on where you can book an ATOL protected holiday and what Travel Agents are actually…

WHAT IS ATOL FLIGHT PLUS PROTECTION

The CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) along with the Government have introduced a new kind of Holiday Protection (ATOL Flight plus) to give you, the consumer clear guidelines on how the money you spend on your well-earned holiday is financially protected, should…